Cannon Hall is a unique venue for weddings and civil partnerships and the perfect setting for your special day. Fantastic photo opportunities can be found both inside the Hall and in the landscaped gardens.

Parks for People Project

Cannon Hall Museum, Park and Gardens has secured earmarked funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund for major improvements and conservation work around the gardens and park, including the restoration of Cannon Hall's Georgian lakes.

Venue Hire

Many of the beautiful spaces are available to hire for events as well as the gorgeous Cottage Gardens and parklands.


Our museums give children of all ages the opportunity to discover new things and feel inspired. Young people like museum visits as they help improve relationships with classmates and teachers, giving them the chance to get to know each other better in a unique environment.

De Morgan Collection

On display in the hall is a hand-picked selection of artworks from the De Morgan Collection. It is an unparalleled collection of work by the late 19th and early 20th century ceramicist William De Morgan and his artist wife Evelyn Pickering De Morgan.

Cannon Hall Museum Park & Gardens

Cannon Hall is a stunning Georgian country house museum set in 70 acres of historic parkland and beautiful landscaped gardens. 

It is the perfect day out for all the family.

Events & Exhibitions


Latest News

Grayson Perry at Cannon Hall Museum

Cannon Hall Museum is excited to announce a very special arrival to the stunning Georgian Country house. From Saturday, 19 October until Sunday 22 December visitors have the unique opportunity to see a spotlight loan by Turner Prize winner 2003, Grayson Perry.

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Enjoy a ‘Pear’fect day at Cannon Hall

Visitors will enjoy a ‘pear’fect day at Cannon Hall on Sunday, 22 September as they celebrate the Hall’s annual Pear Day. The stunning Georgian country house hosts the spectacular free event each year to commemorate the harvest of the historic pears, which are an important part of Cannon Hall’s past. People can come along between 11am and 4pm and taste the pears, which will be available to buy alongside a selection of other tasty produce from the gardens.

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The internationally famous Caravan Gallery shines a spotlight on Wombwell

Barnsley Museums have invited artists and photographers Jan Williams and Chris Teasdale to bring their unique mobile gallery to the streets of Wombwell. Their bright yellow caravan - a lovingly reincarnated1969 Bluebird Europe - will make its Wombwell debut on the High Street next to Gabby’s Florists on Saturday 14 September during the Heritage Open Day weekend. Further market day appearances will follow over the course of a month.

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